Nondialysis uses for vascular access procedures

A. M. Guba, G. J. Collins, N. M. Rich

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Chemotherapeutic agents, blood products and hyperalimentation solutions have been administered and recurrent diabetic ketoacidosis has been treated via vascular access procedures in 13 patients during the period from 1972 through 1977. Bocine heterograft, saphenous vein graft and the direct ateriovenous fistulae have been successfully utilized in the construction of arteriovenous fistulae in patients requiring vascular access for nonhemodialysis purposes. Operative techniques and therapeutic usefulness are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)72-74
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of surgery
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1979
Externally publishedYes


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